Delaware State Parks Graphic Designer

Recruitment #060922-MXCC15-400305


The Division of Parks and Recreation preserves cultural and historic resources, from a Civil War-era fort to elegant estates. And it provides a wide variety of recreational and educational opportunities for Delawareans and visitors.  

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Summary Statement

This year-round position is responsible for providing graphic design and individual project management services to support the Marketing and Creative Services program of the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation. This includes production of a wide variety of graphics, layout and design produced for Delaware State Parks programs and initiatives, as well as for the Department and other agencies and partners as requested. The position collaborates with internal customers to make recommendations regarding content, format, and design.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all position in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Create and produce graphic design, ensuring that it meets the needs of the Division.
  • Produces materials such as displays, exhibits, booklets, brochures, maps, flyers, posters, banners, signs, illustrations and advertisements.
  • Uses various tools, equipment, supplies and materials such as computers, various software packages, and/or full-color and large-format printers and copiers to produce professional, high-quality and appealing materials. 
  • Applies advanced graphic design principles, practices, methods, techniques and processes to produce professional, high-quality materials within set deadlines, utilizing current computer software.
  • Provides electronic print-ready files for offsite print production and review and approve vendor proofs.
  • Applies agency laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures in maintaining and processing agency information.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Creative Services Graphic Designer

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training. Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas.

  1. Associates degree or higher in Graphic Design or 2 years’ experience using standard design software programs on more than one platform to produce a variety of printed and digital materials.
  2. Six months experience in electronic file production for offset, digital and other printing processes.
  3. Knowledge of advanced design principles, practices, methods, techniques and processes used in on-site, offset and digital production of graphics, layout and design.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before (7/9/2022) upon filling the vacant position(s).

This is a Casual/Seasonal position which is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

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